Saturday, 1st November 2014
Indonesia Top News
  • Another suspect named in TransJakarta corruption case

    14 hours ago
    The Attorney Generals Office on Friday named another suspect in the alleged case of corruption in procuring packages I and II of articulated buses worth Rp150 billion for the TransJakarta Busway network in 2012. The ...

  • New Indonesian Maritime Affairs Minister declares war against illegal fishing

    14 hours ago
    Indonesia, the worlds largest archipelagic nation, has abundant marine resources with economic prospects touching Rp3,000 trillion (US$257 billion) per year. But, Indonesian waters (almost 70 percent of its national ...

  • Indonesia hopes its citizen can become Imam at Masjidil Haram

    14 hours ago
    Indonesias Religious Affairs Minister Lukman Hakim Syaifuddin has expressed hope that in the future, an Indonesian citizen can become an imam at the Masjidil Haram or Nabawi mosque. "I hope and will propose the appointment ...

  • Indonesia urges Israel to allow Palestinians access to Al-Aqsa

    14 hours ago
    The Indonesian government through its Foreign Affairs Ministry has urged Israel to allow access to the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, Palestine. "Indonesia harshly condemns Israels move to bar access to the Al-Aqsa Mosque in ...

  • Batan denies uranium in W.Sulawesi may cause lung cancer

    14 hours ago
    The Indonesia National Nuclear Energy Agency (Batan) has denied allegations that uranium in Mamuju district, West Sulawesi province, may cause lung cancer. "We have clarified that uranium will not cause lung cancer among ...

  • Jakarta index closes higher on Friday

    16 hours ago
    The Jakarta composite index (JCI) closed higher on Friday to follow the trend of the global market, analysts said. The index of the Indonesian Stock Exchange (BEI) rose 30.69 points or 0.61 percent to 5,089.54 points with ...

  • Jakarta to implement e-money system for transactions in several sectors

    16 hours ago
    The Jakarta government is planning to implement an e-money system to ease transactions in several sectors, Acting Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok) stated here on Friday. "All Jakartans must use the e-money system ...

  • President Jokowi receives Angolan VP

    16 hours ago
    President Joko Widodo received Angolan Vice President Manuel Domingos Vicente here on Friday afternoon. The Angolan vice president is in the city as a courtesy call, following the signing of a memorandum of understanding ...

  • Israel reopens Al-Aqsa mosque ahead of Muslim prayers

    16 hours ago
    Israel reopened Jerusalems flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound Friday ahead of the weekly Muslim prayers, after a rare closure following clashes sparked by the killing of a Palestinian by police. The streets of east Jerusalem ...

  • Australian Ambassador visits Eastern Indonesia

    17 hours ago
    Australian Ambassador to Indonesia Greg Moriarty began a visit to eastern Indonesia on Friday starting in Makassar, South Sulawesi, the Australian Embassy here said on Friday. The visit reinforces the significant ...